Definition of greenhead in English:

greenhead

Syllabification: green·head
Pronunciation: /ˈgrēnˌhed
 
/
(also greenhead fly)

noun

chiefly US
  • A biting horsefly with green eyes.
    • Genus Chrysops, family Tabanidae
    More example sentences
    • He guessed deerflies and greenheads would appear earlier than normal, unless the weather changes.
    • If there are more greenheads and deer flies this year, Donahue said there aren't any obvious reasons why.
    • The greenhead fly has made golfer's lives a misery at the Seaview Marriott Resort in New Jersey all week.

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